How should presidential systems deal with political breakdown?
A president faces impeachment, a signs of voters fed up with corruption and looking for blame. The ultimate answer, however, lies in choosing and voting for moral candidates.
In Latin America, Uruguay leads with a ranking of 21, followed by The Bahamas and Chile both in 24th place, and Venezuela figures at the bottom.
The scandal of Brazilian meat companies, including JBS and BRF, is far from forgotten. Still under investigation, the meat market in Brazil is suffering from the effects of the bribes and tainted meat accusations.
Tax havens, bribery and violence among what makes urban corruption.
In Latin America a political thought built on an evolution grounded in individualism is the rule.
A brighter future for struggling Latin Americans, ultimately, will require leaders who are accountable to their citizens.
Three things are behind the left’s fall from grace. The first is the end of the commodity boom. The second is corruption, especially in Venezuela and Brazil. Third, after a decade or more of left-wing dominance voters want fresh faces and the alternation of power.
Corruption scandals have exploded across Latin America in recent years. Has corruption, or the perception of corruption, suddenly spiked? - The answer is no.
Each and every country on the region pays a price for their corrupt official, in Mexico its 9% of their GDP and in Colombia its 4%. To what extent does it hinder development?
For a quarter century, one man ruled the Rio Parana, the mighty Mississippi of Argentina. His name is Omar Suarez. Along the Parana he is better known as El Caballo
From Guatemala to Brazil and Argentina, citizens are taking on their corrupt leaders. This could bring, on the long run, the end of a long and lucrative tradition of impunity in Latin America
Brazil’s Supreme Court authorized an investigation into allegations the nation’s head of state encouraged the payment of bribes
South America is a vast continent of light, yet it has a dark soul. Nestled in its political class, like a snake from the rain forest, corruption poisons the core of government.
Ecuador kicked off its presidential campaign Tuesday amid a looming economic crisis, a lingering corruption scandal and a thirst for change
Peru’s Popular Force party, led by Keiko Fujimori, has rejected a bill to strengthen prosecutors investigating money laundering, calling into question the party’s commitment to fighting corruption.
Corruption in mainly liberal, or left, governments might be flipping the scale
A Brazilian Supreme Court magistrate rejected including accusations linking President Dilma Rousseff to the Petrobras corruption case in her own political trial, court sources reported.
Only a few years ago Lula could do no wrong. What happened? A working-class hero’s sad fall from grace
Federal prosecutors filed new corruption charges on Monday against Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
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